Namesakes

Have you ever wondered which famous people share their given name with you? A namesake is just that, a person who has the same name as another person. Here you will find lists of the given names of notable people, both real and fictional. This information can also give clues as to why some names have become so popular. For example, the high use of the name John among notables throughout history has undoubtedly reinforced its popularity today.


Given Name
Gender

Leaders and Dignitaries
Religion and Mythology
Literature
Award Winners
General Notables
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